Australia Day Grants

This grant provides funding to community groups who wish to acknowledge and celebrate Australia Day.

The objectives of this grant are to bring the community together to celebrate Australia Day and give recognition to hard working community members who have been awarded with an Australia Day Award.

This grant aims to support and strengthen the community by providing funding for an event that has the capacity to attract the whole community to come together, celebrate what’s great about our community and recognise our national day of celebration.

This support can include a cash contribution, in kind support, event equipment, marketing and promotion.

This grant closed on Monday 31 July 2017.

For any questions regarding Australia Day 2018 please contact Council on (03) 5832 9700.

Full guidelines for this grant are available for download below. If you require assistance with the application process staff are available to help you.

Grant information sessions are conducted at various times during the year.

Note: If an application is approved, a grant may vary from the sum applied for. Grants will be determined after all applications have been received and assessed according to the intention of the Australia Day Grants and the eligibility of the application.